More flexible curriculum coming to Philadelphia schools

    Things have been tense lately between the Philadelphia Federation of teachers and the spending-cutting School District of Philadelphia, but PFT is praising the district’s latest move.

    CBS3 reports the district intends to lighten the curriculum requirements, giving teachers more flexibility in the classroom to address students’ need at the individual level.
    Come fall, teachers won’t have to stick to a highly scripted curriculum, allowing more space for creativity and in theory, a better environment for the students.

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